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noun as in enthusiastic expression of approval

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We had an extended acclamation period because of the lack of time on the field during the offseason.

By acclamation, it was the best moment for Pence in a 2016 debate that he won decisively.

Like blind castigation, blind acclamation is done for its own sake and has little to do with the object of praise.

It gets us over that initial, high-stakes moment of emotive acclamation, and skips straight to the conversation.

The short hours achieved with acclamation to-day will later be denounced as the long hours of to-morrow.

The most extraordinary and despotic measures were adopted by acclamation to meet the fearful emergency.

Jane had the sense of being led towards some unaccountable triumph and acclamation.

He went across the great water to the east, and was there received with acclamation as a visitor from the New World.

Upon the deposition of Octavius the agrarian law of Gracchus was immediately passed by acclamation.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to acclamation, such as: ovation, salutation, acclaim, adulation, applause, and approbation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.